Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has ordered investigation into Tuesday evening’s shooting of # EndSARS protesters at Lekki Toll Plaza area of the State.
There were details of major firing by security agents at protesters on Tuesday evening at the Lekki Toll Gate.
In a statement released by Information and Strategy Commissioner Gbenga Omotoso, Sanwo-Olu said there were reports of shooting at the Lekki Toll Plaza following the 24-hour curfew put on the State of Lagos to stop criminals who hid under the # EndSARS protests to unleash havoc on innocent people.
“The State Government has ordered the incident to be investigated.
“ Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has instructed the security agencies not to arrest anybody on account of the curfew, which he urges people to uphold for the peaceful environment we all cherish, ” the statement said. The statement quoted Sanwo-Olu as urging Lagosians to remain calm and not allow criminals, who had hijacked the noble protest of gallant youths, to succeed in their evil plan of turning the State upside down.
“The Governor will do everything within his power to ensure that the lives of all Lagosians are secured at all times , ” the statement said.